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ESC to publish first cardiovascular textbook

15.12.2005


Responding to a need among cardiologists for a practical textbook that brings together ESC Guidelines and best practice coupled with a strong clinical focus, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) will publish its first textbook in cardiovascular medicine early next year. Entitled, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, the book will be published 13 January 2006 (1).



According to ESC President Michal Tendera, “Education is central to ESC activities and with the publication of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, the ESC will have achieved a remarkable education project. Under the excellent editorial direction of John Camm, Tom Lüscher and Patrick Serruys, this authoritative learning resource brings together expertise from all over Europe. The textbook will be the benchmark general reference for cardiologists and trainees.”

The textbook follows the structure of the ESC Core Syllabus, which was published as a learning framework for the general cardiologist. The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine comprises 36 chapters with contributions from more than 140 internationally recognised experts. Each chapter is dedicated to a cardiovascular subspecialty and includes a summary as well as the latest advances and references supported by comprehensive diagrams and images. The textbook will be accompanied by an online version (2) with CME accreditation (3).


References

1. The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, Edited by John Camm, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St George’s Hospital, London, UK; Thomas F. Lüscher, Professor and Head of Cardiology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland; Patrick W. Serruys, Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Head of Interventional Department, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Hardback: approx. 1000 pages, 800 illus., 230 tables. ISBN: 1-4051-2695-7. Publication date: January 2006. For copies of the book, contact Louise Angelou, Divisional Marketing Manager, Blackwell Publishing, Tel: +44 (0)1865 476390, Fax: +44 (0)1865 471390, Email: louise.angelou@oxon.blackwellpublishing.com, Website: www.blackwellpublishing.com

2. An online version of the book is provided with each printed copy (a card with the website address and a unique access number is bound into every book).

3. Continuing Medical Education (CME): All programmes are submitted to the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for CME accreditation. EBAC works in accordance with standard procedures established by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Following the EACCME/CCME agreement on mutual recognition of CME credits, EBAC CME credits can be reported to American accreditation authorities.

Educational Activities at the ESC

Education is central to the activities of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), which represents more than 45,000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiovascular disease.

The ESC achieves this through a variety of scientific and educational activities including the coordination of: clinical practice guidelines; education courses and initiatives; pan-European surveys on specific disease areas; and publications, which now include The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine as well as a recent series of books based on subspecialties in cardiology.

Another important educational activity, the ESC Annual Congress is the largest medical meeting in Europe. The ESC also promotes cardiovascular disease prevention messages to the general public, most notably during its annual ‘For Your Heart’s Sake’ event, a fun yet educational event offering risk assessment and prevention advice, held in parallel to the Congress each year. Both the ESC Congress and ‘For Your Heart’s Sake’ take place in late August/early September each year in a European ‘Heart-Healthy City’. The ESC Congress 2006 will be held together with the World Heart Federation’s XVth World Congress of Cardiology 2006, to be held from 2-6 September in Barcelona, Spain.

The ESC comprises 2 Councils, 4 Associations, 23 Working Groups and 49 National Cardiac Societies. The ESC administrative headquarters are based at the European Heart House, Sophia Antipolis, France.

Gina Dellios | alfa
Further information:
http://www.escardio.org/vpo/press_releases/

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